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Rodney Strong Wine Estates Merlot 2012 Wine Review

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Merlot 2012

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Merlot 2012

Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:86/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Rodney Strong Wine Estates

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Smooth, jazz wine: don't think, just drink. Dark plums, some toast.

Merlot food pairings: rack of BBQ ribs, veal Porterhouse, grilled lamb, pepper steak, lentil dishes.

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This Rodney Strong Wine Estates Merlot 2012 was reviewed on July 23, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 497933
  • $20.06 
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  • AGLC
  • 497933

Reviews and Ratings

Nicole Lewis rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Dark garnet with aromas of ripe black cherry and dark chocolate. On the palate, the fruit is restrained and the tannins are soft, there is a soupçon of vanilla. This is a medium-bodied, dry red with a medium finish. I good pairing with baked pork chops.

Reviewed: July 6th, by Nicole T. Lewis
The 2012 vintage of the Rodney Strong Vineyards Merlot is laid back, with grapes grown in a warm climate. Mocha-dark chocolate finish from oak aging. - Community Wine Reviews

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